Statement on DeSean Jackson: The anti-Semitic comments displayed by DeSean Jackson on his instagram are deeply offensive and disturbing. These words have been used for centuries to support the vilification and extermination of Jews. As a representative of our city, we call on DeSean Jackson to stop spreading hate and bigotry and to become better educated about anti-Semitism.

Tell an Israeli their idea is preposterous, and you’ve just guaranteed that inventor will succeed. Whether it’s planting crops in the desert or developing a nationwide defense system, most groundbreaking Israeli advances were initially deemed impossible. This exhibit showcases just a few recent examples of why Israel is continuously where the world looks for new trends and developments.